“Redskins” No More? Most Offensive Name In Sports On The Ropes

Sep 25

“Redskins” No More? Most Offensive Name In Sports On The Ropes

Underscoring both the lack of experience and the absence of character in much of today’s media, the recent return of the effort to eliminate the disgustingly racist name of the Washington D.C. NFL team has been treated by many “reporters/writers” as some kind of weird issue that came out of nowhere. Lotsa heads up lotsa butts in the media these...

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Candy Ass Gun-Slingers

Jun 20

Candy Ass Gun-Slingers

The gun-slinging flashers who threatened to bring their guns to town and parade them around openly in Minneapolis and St. Paul have put their warm guns back in their happy pockets and backed down, running away at the first signs of gun-control Mommas and urban bicycling activists. As someone said on my Facebook page: “Buncha candy asses!” The story...

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Don Samuels, Mayoral Candidate in Minneapolis: “Burn Down the Schools.”

Dec 28

Don Samuels, Mayoral Candidate in Minneapolis: “Burn Down the Schools.”

FOR THE RECORD: Don Samuels has announced that he (among a plethora of others) is considering a run for mayor of Minneapolis now that R.T. Rybak has decided not to seek a fourth term. It is important that people have a chance to remember that Mr. Samuels (and his political ally, Mayor Rybak) launched a highly inflammatory — and inaccurate — attack on...

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Shots Fired: Few heard, a man died, Minneapolis shrugged.

Apr 11

Shots Fired: Few heard, a man died, Minneapolis shrugged.

There are a number of deeply disturbing things about Monday night’s murder of a 22-year-old Good Samaritan who was delivering dinner to a needy family in North Minneapolis: The least important is that it makes an awkward occasion for Mayor R.T. Rybak, who plans to deliver his annual State of the City address in North Minneapolis today. Rybak has been too busy...

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Minneapolis “Game Changer”: Dems Push Wilfare for the Wealthy

May 10

Minneapolis “Game Changer”: Dems Push Wilfare for the Wealthy

The $1-billion bail-out for Zygi Wilf and the Minnesota Vikings unveiled by Mayor R.T. Rybak and other Minneapolis officials at the Capitol Monday is going to lower taxes for Minneapolis taxpayers. You bet it is. And the Pixie of Prosperity will drop gold coins down your chimney. I am tempted to cut Rybak some slack: His odious proposal to add another sales tax on...

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Pottersville, Minnesota

Feb 24

Pottersville, Minnesota

Bedford Falls? Forget it. Fewer and fewer firefighters, higher transit fares while service is cut back, crumbling infrastructure, billion-dollar stadium schemes, public schools on the brink… A lot of days Minneapolis seems to be sliding towards Pottersville… The latest sign of impending doom comes from the preposterous proposal for a giant casino to be...

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